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07 March, 2021
 

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Displaying results 1-30 of 625 matches for query public health.

1. The bet that Cyprus is winning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-bet-that-cyprus-is-winning

The decision taken yesterday by Germany’s Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) to allow the administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine to those aged over 65 years old was met with strong reactions domestically due to the bad reputation built up for the vaccine by the early statements of German officials on the efficacy of the specific jab....

2. Schools the main contributor to recent Covid surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-the-main-contributor-to-recent-covid-surge

The growing number of cases being detected at schools that reopened their doors with the government’s gradual lifting of lockdown measures is causing increasing concern....

3. Cyprus response to pandemic gets tested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-response-to-pandemic-gets-tested

Another pandemic death was recorded Tuesday in the Republic of Cyprus, as critical voices against the government’s response continue to multiply calling for fewer tests and more vaccinations...

4. Vaccination portal to open for 69+

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccination-portal-to-open-for-69

The vaccination portal is set to open on Wednesday for those aged 69 and over, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday....

5. Second thoughts as relaxation plan unravels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-thoughts-as-relaxation-plan-unravels

Health minister Constantinos Ioannou was due to consult with health experts online Tuesday during an emergency meeting, following alarming news over multiple chains of infection and a rise in daily cases amid a plan to relax measures step by step...

6. Health Minister concerned over rule flouters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-concerned-over-rule-flouters

Cyprus must continue to show good epidemiological figures before any more restrictions can be lifted safely, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Monday....

7. Cyprus hesitantly relaxes more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hesitantly-relaxes-more-measures

More students were going back to school on Monday as Cyprus entered the second phase of a gradual relaxation of pandemic measures, with officials closely monitoring the situation to avoid a major setback....

8. Police anxious as pilgrims throng church

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-anxious-as-pilgrims-throng-church

Crowds of Christian pilgrims rushed to a local church in Strovolos over the weekend to catch a glimpse of a relic, with police on Sunday standing by amid concerns of health law violations...

9. Cyprus moving forward with more relaxations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moving-forward-with-more-relaxations

The Cabinet on Thursday agreed to move forward with a steady lifting of restrictions, as starting Monday each week will see additional relaxations culminating in the lifting of restrictions on food and drink businesses on March 16....

10. Probe into police brutality has three-month deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-police-brutality-has-three-month-deadline

The independent authority for the investigation of allegations and complaints against the police said Thursday that it instructed the four criminal investigators probing complaints of police brutality at last Saturday’s protest to wrap up investigations within three months....

11. Woman arrested after mask incident escalates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-after-mask-incident-escalates

A female passenger on a bus in Limassol, who reportedly refused to wear a mask, has been arrested on assault charges after police said she struck an officer on duty...

12. Cyprus receives first batch of 7,200 AstraZeneca doses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-first-batch-of-7-200-astrazeneca-doses

Cyprus received on Monday the first batch of 7,200 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, of which the island expects to receive around 70,000 doses by the end of the month. ...

13. Thousands of Covid decree violation fines left unpaid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-covid-decree-violation-fines-left-unpaid

Thousands of fines issued to the public for violating coronavirus decrees remain unpaid, Kathimerini Cyprus reported Monday....

14. Ministry urges caution as new report shows burdened health system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-urges-caution-as-new-report-shows-burdened-healthcare-system

Though Cyprus has managed to regain control over the spread of coronavirus, with daily cases fluctuating around the one hundred mark, the Health Ministry said Friday that transmission within the local community is ongoing and the healthcare system remains heavily burdened....

15. Cinemas, theatres to reopen Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cinemas-theatres-reopen-monday

The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to allow theatres and cinemas to reopen their doors next Monday....

16. Anastasiades takes the stand in passports probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-takes-the-stand-in-passports-probe

Cyprus’ citizenship by investment scheme will not be revived but other incentives will be given to attract investments, excluding citizenship, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday, following a 3-hour-long testimony before the investigative committee probing Cyprus’ nixed citizenship-by-investment scheme....

17. Explosion shocks Latchia health centre

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosion-shocks-latchia-health-centre

Police are searching for motives following an explosion in Latchia on Monday outside the town’s public health centre, where vaccinations against COVID-19 continue to take place...

18. Cyprus fires up engines as lockdown eases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fires-up-engines-as-lockdown-eases

The Republic of Cyprus launched on Monday a gradual unlock of a three-week lockdown, citing signs of improvement with fewer hospitalizations and a major ramp up in the state’s rapid testing strategy...

19. Mayor defends pushing for vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-mayor-defends-pushing-for-vaccinations

The leadership of a trade union has accused Larnaca Mayor Andreas Vyras of threatening a group of staff at a senior home over their refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, with the official saying he only pleaded with them to reconsider...

20. Gradual easing of measures starts next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gradual-easing-of-measures-start-next-week

The President’s Cabinet approved a gradual lift of a partial lockdown starting on Monday, with the health minister saying the decision was designed to avoid making hasty moves...

21. Authorities receive 22 reports of adverse reactions to vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-receive-22-reports-of-mild-adverse-reactions-to-covid-vaccine

The Health Ministry’s Department of Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Trials has so far received a total of 22 reports of possible adverse reactions to the coronavirus vaccine....

22. EU scrambles for supply amid vaccine clatter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-scrambles-for-supply-amid-vaccine-clatter

Cypriot EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides says AstraZeneca’s revised schedule for delivering fewer doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in coming weeks is “not acceptable” while the European Ombudsman embarks on an investigation into vaccine contracts...

23. Police limit cars in Troodos square

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-limit-cars-in-troodos-square

Police say they will limit the number of vehicles allowed into or near Troodos Square, following reports of health protocol violations, in an effort to slow down the rapid spread of COVID-19...

24. Report shows Limassol takes lead in new cases detected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-shows-limassol-takes-lead-in-new-cases-detected

A fresh national surveillance report monitoring the development of the coronavirus pandemic showed that the majority of cases detected over the two week period spanning from January 6-19 involved Limassol residents....

25. Dueling small parties help pass budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dueling-small-parties-help-pass-budget

The House in the Republic of Cyprus approved a revision of the government’s 2021 state budget on Thursday, following a month of consultations between the administration and small opposition parties that offered additional amendments to the bill...

26. The chaos of the pandemic in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-chaos-of-the-pandemic-in-the-north

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to affect the north against the backdrop of broad political and economic insecurity, with the recent manoeuvres of the Ersan Saner ‘government’ raising questions as to the ability of the Turkish Cypriot leadership to effectively address the pandemic....

27. Inoculated president sets tone for country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inoculated-president-sets-tone-for-country

28. Cyprus second in EU for coronavirus testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-second-in-eu-for-coronavirus-testing

Cyprus ranks second among 29 European countries in coronavirus tests per 100,000 people, according to figures released by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on Friday....

29. Health Ministry reports six deaths, 227 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-reports-six-deaths-227-cases

The Health Ministry announced six coronavirus fatalities and 227 new cases, raising the death toll to 163 and total cases to 28,124....

30. Ledra substation up and running in old Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ledra-substation-up-and-running-in-old-nicosia

A police substation is back up and running 24 hours a day in downtown Nicosia, with officials hoping not only to promote a sense of security in the old city but also carry out inspections to ensure compliance with the latest emergency health laws...

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